City of Fairmont Development Review Guidebook — Site Plans
Site Plan Checklist
What information must be included on a site plan?
All site plans submitted for review must include the information required by Article 1323.17 of the City of Fairmont
Code Ordinance. Site plans must conform to current City regulations and those of any other agency having jurisdiction.
Site plans must be submitted by a licensed and/or registered professional in the field of architecture, surveying,
engineering or planning. The site plan shall be submitted to the DRC for approval. Incomplete site plans will not be
accepted for review. All drawings shall be to scale, clear and complete to obtain site plan approval
The following checklist is intended to assist applicants in preparing a complete site plan.
The site plan must be 11” x 17” to 24” x 36” to
ensure an accurate reading and interpretation.
Property lines of the proposed site as well as the
owners of adjacent parcels.
Dimensions of property line boundaries and building
Existing and proposed streets, alleys, lots,
easements, reservations, and areas set aside for
public use must be labeled.
Must include design, location and size of all motor
vehicle access to and from the site.
The location and design of detailed description of
existing and proposed buildings including those to
Detailed description of existing and proposed storm
drainage structures, including size, grading and
direction of flow.
Identify the limits of the existing 100-year flood
surface elevations within this area.
Location of existing and proposed utilities (water,
sanitary sewer, cable television, gas, electric and
Location of major electrical equipment (power poles,
guy wires, pad mount transformers, etc…).
Location of existing and proposed fire hydrants.
Location of existing and proposed contour lines with
elevations for curb and lot parking.
If a dumpster is to be used in the control and
handling of solid waste, indicate location, screening
and size of the dumpster pad.
The planned use or uses of the site.
Location of all waste water pre-treatment devices.
The location and design of any off-street parking
areas, including handicapped parking and loading
Name of development, legal description of property
with address, vicinity map and site plan oriented
with parallel north arrow, scale, acreage, name and
address of record owner and engineer, draftsperson,
architect and land planner.
Zoning designation as determined by the official
zoning map. The planned use or uses of the site.
Landscaping plan as required by Article 1345 of the
City of Fairmont Zoning Code.
Areas designated for material staging, concrete
truck wash out and construction debris.
Location and pavement type for temporary access
for vehicles during construction.
All existing and proposed signage, including height,
square footage and setbacks.
Architectural façade renderings which meet the
requirements of Article 1341 of the City of Fairmont
Additional information or engineering data to
determine that the site plan meets the standards of
Who do I contact if I have more questions?
Contact the City of Fairmont Planning Department at:
Phone: (304) 366-6211 , ext. 333
Address: 200 Jackson Street
Fairmont, WV 26554